Red Rose Care
What benefits have you/your team found to employing an apprentice & how do they help build your business?
Career development for staff, gaining valuable and up to date information, knowledge and skills to enhance their role. Promotes best practice and highly skilled and motivated staff in the business. The skilled staff can train other staff and share their knowledge and skills. Families and clients have confidence in the workforce, they value the business and feel the business invests in the staff, to aim for thew provision of a high quality service Highly skilled and trained staff adheres to meeting quality standards, CQC regulations.
What key skills and knowledge do your apprentices gain to help them build a rewarding career?
Promotes the value of excellent communication skills at all levels, multi- agency in health and social care. Appreciate the value of person- centred care, being able to adapt to meet individual health and social care needs. Gain a plethora of information and skills in caring for individuals in their own homes, the family dynamics, practical skills as; moving and handling techniques, Infection prevention and control, personal care, basic first aid awareness, dementia care. The staff member can then choose a specialist area they are interested in and enhance the role of the champion or lead.
What would you say to anyone considering an Apprenticeship in your sector?
Apprenticeships are Highly promoted and supported by mentors and senior staff / management support, who share lots of expertise, skills, knowledge and information. Apprenticeships benefit all, the business to have highly trained and skilled staff, individual continuous learning journey, lots of opportunities to develop if you want to, to meet your career goals and aspirations. Developing business, lots opportunities for the future, lead areas, trainers, seniors, management, administration roles.